The Photographic Angle (TPA) is a charitable organisation set up to promote the education of the public in the art and science of photography. We stage exhibitions that are free to enter and that travel across the UK transforming otherwise empty spaces into photographic galleries. Exhibitions comprise large scale photographs together with technical data, information about the photographic theme, boards containing inspirational quotes and boards containing hints and tips on photography. Professional, student and amateur photographers submit their work for possible inclusion in one of our travelling exhibitions, which are curated by our Head of Design. The work that we do offers the public a chance to explore this fascinating medium which can be art, a profession, or simply a pastime.

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Streetscapes Exhibitions

Our first exhibition of this new quarter is ‘Streetscapes’ and it will be opening first of all, in Newcastle.

If you’re in the area, come along to Q4, Quorum Business Park from Wednesday 18th to Sunday 22nd July, open each day from 10am to 3pm.

One of the most interesting aspects of street photography, is the candid nature with which images are captured in public places. It allows photographers to record the true state of the human condition by watching how society acts when it thinks nobody is watching.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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My Country Exhibitions

The theme for our second tour this new quarter, is ‘My Country’.

Kicking off in St James’s House, Manchester, The exhibition will be open from Wednesday 25th July to Sunday 29th July and open each day from 10am to 3pm.

The theme ‘My Country’ showcases a wide cross-section of photographic genres from portraiture, wildlife, landscape and architecture, right through to street photography.

We hope to see you there!

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Competition Urban Vista

Our competition ‘Urban Vista’ is now open for entries!

For this competition we are looking for your best shots of city views. That may mean shooting architecture, the streets, or capturing the essence of the city by photographing its people. You may wish to focus on areas of new construction and renovation in order to document the transformation of your city. Perhaps you will concentrate on the finer details of the buildings focusing on clean lines, symmetry, colour, detail and pattern. Or maybe you will be looking to captivate audiences with depictions of everyday life.

We are looking for images that express the city’s character, that make the familiar unfamiliar, that seek out the unnoticed beauty of the urban landscape. Help us to view your city of choice through new eyes.

This competition will close for entries at midnight (GMT) on Friday 31st August 2018

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Feedback My Country

Really love the photos, especially the black and white ones. Think the building and light is really different to most exhibitions. Love it.

Tegan Rowley
Thank you Tegan for your lovely feedback, we’re really pleased you enjoyed our exhibition.
Watch this space for your own chance to visit a ‘My Country’ themed exhibition!

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Feedback Streetscapes

The photographs were amazing and the contrast in colours, technique and perspective was amazing. A large variety of artists which was good.

This was the lovely feedback we received from a visitor to one of our venues in Birmingham
Streetscapes will be coming to a venue near you! We hope to see you there!

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Patterns Feedback

Fabulous exhibition and layout. Particularly liked the hints on taking pictures – all expressed in ordinary language – no excessive technical stuff – all about the composition.

Ian Lowrie
Our newest theme, ‘Patterns’, coming to a venue near you – miss it, miss out!

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Our submission process has changed

Anyone who has submitted work to be included in one of our catalogues in the past, would have done this via a submissions page link. However, due to an overwhelming and fantastic response to our competitions, TPA have decided to curate its catalogues from the best of our competition entrants. The quality of work submitted to competitions over the years has been outstanding hence the decision to merge the two.

In short, anyone interested in having their work displayed at our venues should enter our competitions instead. The favourites will be contacted in due course throughout the year as and when a new catalogue print is scheduled. Please view our competitions page for further details.

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All Exhibitions are free to enter!

This is just a little reminder that all of our photography exhibitions are free to have a look around. We welcome group visits from schools, colleges and universities and will do whatever we can, to ensure that students gain the most from their experience. Please email or give us a call on 0800 028 7338 to discuss this further.


  • Architecture
  • Birmingham - Summer Hill Road, Birmingham
  • 14 July 2018 - 18 July 2018
  • Streetscapes
  • Newcastle - Q4, Newcastle
  • 18 July 2018 - 22 July 2018